• SC stayed acquittal of 11 accused

    The Supreme Court yesterday stayed until July 14 a portion of the High Court verdict that acquitted 11 accused in Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master killing case.

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    SC stays Nur’s bail order over Ctg cocaine haul case

    The Supreme Court stays a High Court order that granted bail to Nur Mohammad, chairman of Khan Jahan Ali Ltd, in the case filed over the liquid cocaine that was seized from a container carrying sun-flower oil at Chittagong port in May last year.

  • Hazaribagh tanners, compensation for environmental damage, HC

    Pay fine until relocation

    With tanners dithering over relocation of their factories to Savar, the High Court yesterday ordered the owners of 154 tanneries in the capital's Hazaribagh to pay Tk 50,000 each a day in compensation for damaging the environment in the area.

  • Money laundering: Verdict on Tarique’s acquittal any day

    The High Court to deliver a verdict any day on the appeal filed against a lower court judgment that acquitted BNP leader Tarique Rahman in a money laundering case.

  • Death sentence for 6 confirmed

    The High Court yesterday confirmed the death penalty of six persons, including a central Jubo Dal leader, for killing Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master, a decade after a trial court sentenced 22 people to death and six others to life term for the 2004 murder.

  • HC upholds death for 6 Ahsanullah Master killers

    High Court upholds death penalty for six persons who were convicted earlier of assassinating Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master in Tongi near the capital, Dhaka, in 2004.

  • SC also for stopping production of 20 drug companies

    Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that directed the government to halt production of 20 pharmaceutical companies for manufacturing substandard drugs. The apex court also asks the HC to hear and dispose of the rule over legality of the government’s inaction to stop production of the 20 companies by August 18.

  • HC to deliver appeal verdict today

    The High Court is set to deliver today its verdict on the death reference and appeals in the case filed in connection with the assassination of Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master in Tongi in May 2004.

  • HC stays 10 cases against editor

    The High Court yesterday stayed for three months the proceedings of 10 cases against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.

  • Vote rigging: Convicted BCL leader gets bail

    The High Court today grants bail to a leader of Bangladesh Chhatra League (BCL) who was jailed for two years for carrying an illegal firearm and vote rigging during Union Parishad election in Hathazari upazila of Chittagong.

  • HC stays proceedings of 10 cases against Star editor

    High Court has stayed for three months the proceedings of 10 cases filed on charges of defamation and sedition against The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam.

  • Complaint against challengers of state religion binned

    A Dhaka court rejects a complaint brought against challengers of state religion Islam.

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    MPs can’t head school bodies: SC

    The Supreme Court upholds a High Court verdict declaring illegal the provisions that allow lawmakers to become head of governing bodies of private schools and colleges as per their desire.

  • Sir John Wilson School must stop charging extra

    The Supreme Court upholds a High Court order that directed the principal of Sir John Wilson School in the capital’s Satarkul area to refrain from charging additional fees from students for the current year.

  • High Court

    Man mistakenly imprisoned gets bail

    A victim, Nurul Islam from Sylhet, who was in jail for more than two years in place of his younger brother in a sensational murder case, gets bail from the High Court.

  • Teacher humiliation: N’ganj cops get more time to submit report

    The High Court directs the superintendent of police and officer-in-charge of Bandar Police Station in Narayanganj to submit detailed reports by August 4 on the incident of public humiliation of schoolteacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta.

  • N'ganj cops seek 2 months for submitting reports

    Narayanganj police have sought two months' time from the High Court for submitting reports on the incident of public humiliation of schoolteacher Shyamal Kanti Bhakta.

  • HC verdict on Ahsanullah Master killers’ appeals June 15

    The High Court will deliver its verdict on June 15 on acquittal appeals of the convicts in Awami League lawmaker Ahsanullah Master killing case.

  • Star editor gets HC bail in 10 cases

    The High Court yesterday granted anticipatory bail to The Daily Star Editor and Publisher Mahfuz Anam for eight weeks in 10 cases.

  • Stop production in 7 days

    With the health ministry apparently dragging its feet over stopping manufacture of substandard drugs, the High Court yesterday directed the government to halt production of 20 companies within seven days.

  • SC stays HC order shutting down Mouchak Market

    The Supreme Court stays the High Court order for six weeks that asked the authorities concerned to keep the shops at Dhaka’s Mouchak Market closed.

  • Moniruzzaman Moni

    HC stays KCC mayor’s suspension order

    High Court stays for next six months the government order that had suspended Khulna City Corporation (KCC) Mayor Moniruzzaman Moni.

  • Halt production of 20 pharma companies, HC asks govt

    The High Court directs the government to halt production of medicines by 20 pharmaceutical companies in seven days for allegedly producing substandard drugs.

  • Writ seeks 20 pharma companies’ licence cancellation

    A writ petition is filed seeking the High Court directives upon the government to cancel licences of 20 pharmaceuticals companies on charge of producing substandard medicines.

  • SC upholds lawyer Shakila’s HC bail order

    The Supreme Court upholds the High Court order that granted bail to lawyer Shakila Farjana in two cases filed over her alleged involvement in financing a militant outfit.

  • BGMEA building must come down

    The Supreme Court yesterday upheld a 2011 High Court verdict that ordered demolition of the 15-storey BGMEA building illegally built in the heart of Begunbari canal in the capital.

  • SC upholds BGMEA building demolition order

    Supreme Court upholds High Court ruling that ordered demolition of BGMEA building in Hatirjheel area of Dhaka.

  • MPs can't be at helm without election: HC

    From now on, no lawmaker can become chairman of the governing body of any private school and college without elections.

  • HC bars MPs from heading school committees

    High Court declares illegal the rules that allow lawmakers to hold the chairman posts in governing bodies of non-government schools and colleges.

  • HC asks govt to admit Manna to Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital

    The High Court directs the prison authorities to admit Nagorik Oikya convener Mahmudur Rahman Manna to Ibrahim Cardiac Hospital in Dhaka immediately for his treatment.

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